International Center of Photography Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating The International Center of Photography (“ICP”) regarding its recent data breach. The ICP data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 5,000 individuals.


ICP is a photography and visual culture institution based in New York. Founded in 1974, ICP offers an open forum for dialogue about photography and images though a combination of exhibitions, educational programs, and community outreach.2 Since its founding, ICP has presented more than 700 exhibitions and offered thousands of classes, providing instruction at every level.3 Today, ICP is a center where photographers and artists, students and scholars can create and interpret the world of the image within its comprehensive educational facilities and archive.3 Located in New York, New York, ICP has an additional collections and media lab in New Jersey and employs over 50 individuals.


On February 16, 2023, ICP discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed and acquired. On February 28, 2024, ICP will begin notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Contact information (e.g., email address, phone number)
  • Government IDs, passport, or US Visa numbers
  • Financial information (e.g., bank account numbers, expired credit card numbers)
  • Gender and/or race/ethnicity

If you believe you have been impacted by or have received a breach notification letter from International Center of Photography:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the ICP data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by International Center of Photography:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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